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"Let's play ball! Garry Marshall introduces the Senior Softball league,\] showing us that even as we age it's good to find a sport that brings health and happiness to our lives.

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DO YOU WANT TO LIVE TO 100? HERE’S WHAT WE HEARD

An informal survey of boomers finds a mix of enthusiasm and fear
A recent Time article found that most people (77 percent) want to live to 100. How about you? Sorry Al Roker and Smuckers, but the odds of actually living that long are against us — in the 2010 Census, only about 53,000 centenarians were living in the United States. Even if the population of centenarians doubles, that’s fewer than 4 people per 10,000 who’ll live to 100.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STRENGTH TRAINING

Resistance exercise may help you lose weight and prolong your life
The key to a longer life may be as simple as lifting weights, according to a new analysis of older adults which showed twice-weekly strength training resulted in lower odds of dying. In fact, the odds of death for any reason was 46 percent lower in those who trained with resistance compared to those who did not.

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Why Aging at Home Is Getting Easier for Some Families

Like many family caregivers, Jean Seikel Peterson is making sacrifices to keep her mother at home. Three years ago, Peterson quit her job as a teacher to become a full-time caregiver. Her mother, Elinor Seikel, 98, is blind from macular degeneration and has a host of other medical problems. She needs assistance with everything from bathing…

Why Pressure Will Grow to Change Long-Term Care Financing

Anybody who knows anything about long-term care is aware that America’s current system is deeply troubled. Yet the nation’s capital has shown little interest in tackling long-term care financing, even as the need is growing with the aging of the boomer generation. Neither have the presidential candidates. “Long-term care isn’t part of the political agenda,”…

10 Top Diet Hacks for Boomers

As health experts frequently say, small changes can lead to big results. So here’s a quick round-up of 10 practical diet tweaks for fiftysomething eaters, strategies that are geared toward slowly reshaping meals to help better manage everything from blood pressure and blood sugar to weight and vision: 1. Ditch the low-protein breakfast cereal. Is…

6 Side Effects of Exercise That May Not Be Normal

You expect to sweat during a hard cardio workout or to feel your heart pick up its pace, and maybe your muscles become a little sore afterward. But sometimes your body does something unexpected. You shake, feel dizzy or otherwise experience a physical symptom that seems out of the ordinary. Should you worry — or…

Best Money Moves When You Get Laid Off

If you’ve ever been laid off, you know how it stings. I’ve been there, too, and, sadly, growing numbers of workers have lost their jobs lately. The first quarter of 2016 saw 76 percent more job cuts than the last quarter of 2015, according to global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas. If you become…

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